Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior C# Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Senior C# Developer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 197 188
Rank change year-on-year -8 -9 +44
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C# Developer 44 50 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.62% 0.75% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.78% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 46 81
City of London median daily rate £500 £550 £598
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -7.95% +8.64%
10th Percentile £419 £413 £413
90th Percentile £638 £650 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £538 £598
% change year-on-year -6.98% -10.04% +8.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6694 6411 8806
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.55% 95.54% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5291 5101 6921
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £273
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 79 126
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.45% -4.17% +5.88%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.45 £10.25
90th Percentile £29.29 £47.83 £37.88
Central London median hourly rate £18.05 £17.08 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.66% -5.10% +10.23%

Senior C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Senior C# Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Senior C# Developer in the City of London

Senior C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior C# Developer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior C# Developer in the City of London

Senior C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior C# Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior C# Developer in the City of London

Senior C# Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior C# Developer in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior C# Developer in the City of London

Senior C# Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Senior C# Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Senior C# Developer in the job title.

1 44 (100.00%) C#
2 31 (70.45%) .NET
3 28 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (54.55%) AngularJS
5 23 (52.27%) SQL
6 21 (47.73%) Finance
7 20 (45.45%) SQL Server
8 19 (43.18%) ASP.NET
8 19 (43.18%) MVC
9 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
10 11 (25.00%) HTML
10 11 (25.00%) Front Office
10 11 (25.00%) TDD
10 11 (25.00%) Banking
10 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (25.00%) JIRA
11 10 (22.73%) WCF
11 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (20.45%) Mentoring
13 8 (18.18%) JIRA Agile
13 8 (18.18%) WPF
13 8 (18.18%) Selenium
13 8 (18.18%) Kanban
13 8 (18.18%) HTML5
13 8 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (18.18%) Retail
13 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (15.91%) T-SQL

Senior C# Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.82%) Confluence
2 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.27%) IIS
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.27%) ObjectStore
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.27%) Power BI
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) JIRA
2 8 (18.18%) JIRA Agile
2 8 (18.18%) Selenium
2 8 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (11.36%) NUnit
4 4 (9.09%) TeamCity
5 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.82%) Moq
5 3 (6.82%) MSBuild
5 3 (6.82%) MSTest
6 1 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (47.73%) Finance
2 11 (25.00%) Banking
2 11 (25.00%) Front Office
3 8 (18.18%) Retail
4 4 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 3 (6.82%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.27%) Legal
6 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (70.45%) .NET
2 24 (54.55%) AngularJS
3 19 (43.18%) ASP.NET
4 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (25.00%) HTML
5 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (22.73%) WCF
6 8 (18.18%) HTML5
6 8 (18.18%) WPF
7 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
8 5 (11.36%) CSS
8 5 (11.36%) jQuery
8 5 (11.36%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (11.36%) Web Services
9 4 (9.09%) Middleware
10 3 (6.82%) Ajax
10 3 (6.82%) RESTful
10 3 (6.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) Derivative
3 2 (4.55%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.27%) Equities
4 1 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.27%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Android
2 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (43.18%) MVC
3 11 (25.00%) TDD
4 9 (20.45%) Mentoring
5 8 (18.18%) Kanban
5 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (13.64%) DevOps
6 6 (13.64%) OO
7 5 (11.36%) BDD
8 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.09%) OOD
8 4 (9.09%) Release Management
9 3 (6.82%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.82%) SDLC
9 3 (6.82%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.55%) Analytics
10 2 (4.55%) API Development
10 2 (4.55%) Data Analysis
10 2 (4.55%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) C#
2 23 (52.27%) SQL
3 7 (15.91%) T-SQL
4 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.36%) Java
6 4 (9.09%) Python
7 3 (6.82%) C++
7 3 (6.82%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.27%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.27%) C
8 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Ansible
2 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) DevExpress
2 1 (2.27%) Hitachi
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle
2 1 (2.27%) Veritas